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Pity the fool who can't love pasta fazool

If you’re like me (from New Jersey with a last name ending in a vowel), you very likely grew up eating “pasta fazool,” long before we found out that …

Italian Food

Mike Tyson Technique Breakdown pt 1: Angles of Attack

Dedicated to Cus D’ Amato. You have taught so many that fighting starts in the mind in order for the body to get the job done. R.I.P.<p>Video footage …

Martial Arts

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

Nas Releases A New Album And Executes A Strategic Business Move

Following a six-year album hiatus, hip-hop heavyweight Nas released his 11th solo effort, <i>Nasir</i>, on Friday.<p>The marketing rollout was complete with a listening session in New York City and a live stream via the YouTube channel of magazine-turned-media company Mass Appeal to document the event for …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Yosemite’s Giant Sequoia Grove Reopens After Nearly Three Years

Photo by Allie Caulfield/Flickr<p>Mariposa Grove’s Grizzly Giant is 209 feet tall and an estimated 1,800 years old.<p>One of Yosemite National Park’s most …

National Parks

How Georgia’s Winemakers Went Underground to Survive Soviet Occupation

The world’s most ancient winemaking culture almost disappeared.<p>When Illia Kiknavelidze made wine in the Republic of Georgia, he had to lower his …

Black Sea

$1 Million Rolex Submariner Watch

It's nowhere near the price of Paul Newman's Daytona, but this Rolex would set the record for most expensive Submariner ever sold. A 1956 model, it's …

Watches

The History of Bourbon - Chowhound

When it comes to the whiskey hierarchy, Scotch has always reigned supreme. But now its U.S.-born cousin is vying for the crown. Bourbon is as popular …

Whiskey

Z Zegna Men’s Spring 2019

Alessandro Sartori combined tennis references with both street and sartorial influences in a dynamic and versatile collection.<p>The Zegna family’s …

Men's Fashion

The top 20 best value airport lounges in the world

A luxury Middle Eastern airport is where you'll find the number one lounge.<p><b>The Middle East is famed for its luxurious offerings for tourists but new research has revealed that the best-value airport lounge in the world is found in glamorous emirate state Abu Dhabi.</b><p>Topping a list of the top 20 most …

Airports

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Recipes

Lucifer Saved by Netflix: Tom Ellis and the Cast React to Season 4 Renewal

The cast and producers of <i>Lucifer</i> are in a devilishly good mood following the news that Netflix has picked up the cancelled Fox drama for Season …

TV

Lost Art: Has Caravaggio’s long missing Nativity been found?

Hope springs eternal. That is the message repeatedly, although infrequently, revived by stories that some long-lost object may be on the verge of …

Caravaggio

Ludo Lefebvre’s Tip for Brown Butter Just Changed Weeknight Cooking Forever

This piece of advice is nothing short of golden.<p>If any chef knows his way around a block of butter, it's Ludo Lefebvre. The L.A.-based chef—he's the …

French Food

A Cancer Blockbuster Gets Approved in China. Will the Floodgates Now Open?

Bristol-Myers Squibb announced today that its pioneering cancer immunotherapy drug Opdivo has been approved for sale in China.<p>Opdivo targets a …

Immune System

Roy Choi Officially Drops Out of All Projects at Koreatown’s Line Hotel

Chef <b>Roy Choi</b> is out at the Line Hotel in Koreatown. The longtime overseer of all things food and beverage for the Sydell Group property just announced his departure on Instagram.<p>Rumors have been swirling for months about Choi’s departure from the property, but Choi and the Sydell Group both refused …

Los Angeles

Newly-renovated five-story mansion overlooking San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge once owned by Vanessa Getty hits the market for $30MILLION

• <b>A mansion in Pacific Heights is hitting the market for $30million after undergoing a substantial renovation</b>• <b><br>It was previously owned by Vanessa Getty</b> …

San Francisco

The Soviet Laser Space Pistol, Revealed

The USSR honestly did try to build a handheld laser pistol for cosmonauts to carry. It never made it to orbit, though—that we know of.<p>Move over, Star Wars. Around the same time that Han Solo was declaring the superiority of a blaster by your side, Russian engineers were working on a real laser …

Space Exploration

David Chang Is Closing Má Pêche Tonight. For Good.

It's the first time the restaurateur has closed one of his full-service restaurants.<p>David Chang built his restaurant empire on a certain kind of …

Los Angeles

65+ Hilarious Memes That Will Make You Laugh Only If You Worked In A Restaurant

Nothing teaches empathy better than working at a restaurant. Only after you separate a mile-long check in the middle of the dinner rush do you start …

Memes

Future of wine: how China, climate change and technology will transform the industry | South China Morning Post

British wine expert Robert Joseph complains that the wine industry is changing at the speed of a snail. The author of several books, founder of the …

Wine

Now closed: American Restaurant, a Hong Kong fixture for 68 years that’s served its last Peking duck

American Restaurant, a Hong Kong institution for more than half a century, has closed. Hoardings went up a few months ago for “renovations”, a …

Hong Kong

No, Aldi Whisky is Not the Best in the World

Yesterday, my inbox was inundated with a flurry of headlines proffering (and not for the first time) a bargain bottle of whisky from Aldi as the …

Aldi

Rare Sale of Unearthed Jayer Wine Skips Christie’s, Sotheby’s

The Burgundy wines of Henri Jayer are prized for their seductive expression of the French region’s pinot noir grapes, as well as their scarcity. …

Fine Art

Sotheby’s Launches “Instant Cellars” and Wine Collection Services

By<p>June 13, 2018 5:25 p.m. ET<p>Sotheby’s is making it easier for wine lovers to become wine collectors in its latest move to expand beyond the auction …

Wine

Here's a $20 arcade cabinet made of cardboard and a Switch

Where Nintendo goes, others follow. Off the back of Nintendo's popular Labo cardboard kits, accessory maker Nyko has concocted its own cardboard creation -- the PixelQuest Arcade Kit. Like Labo, it comes flat-packed as cardboard sheets. Where it differs is that the Arcade Kit doesn't come with any …

Retrogaming

Taiwan charges pro-China party spokesman and others with breaching national security

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan prosecutors indicted the spokesman for a pro-China political party and two other members for allegedly seeking to recruit Taiwan military officers on behalf of China and violating the National Security Act, a court statement said.<p>The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office …

China

The Secret Worlds and Subcultures of Surfing

Photo: Sarah Lee from <i>Surf Odyssey</i>, Copyright Gestalten 2016<p>Surfing is rife with stereotypes of laid-back, tanned athletes in tropical locales. But go beyond the surface and you’ll find some of the most interesting subcultures in sport, from bike-and-surf gangs to teenage girls who ride in …

Subculture

The greatest Bordeaux vintages that never were

How Bordeaux came to embrace the idea of vintage wines.<p>The idea of vintage in Bordeaux has been fetishised slowly but surely over the years. It’s …

Wine & Spirits

When The Chairman Took The Throne In Monte Carlo

When 1958 arrived, 42-year-old <b>Frank Sinatra</b> was on top of the world. As well as enjoying universal fame as a singer with a raft of top-selling …

Music